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#2448064 - 02/07/18 01:19 PM 2006 ram vibrations
dge330 Offline
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anyone else experience a vibration in their 2006 Cummings 4x4 ram?

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#2448163 - 02/07/18 04:42 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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Is it lifted?

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#2449027 - 02/09/18 08:15 AM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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while driving, at idle, loaded, unloaded, certain rpm, ......leaves a lot unanswered.

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#2449545 - 02/10/18 12:15 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
cudaman1969 Offline
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Yes big time, thought the injectors where going, ended up being the u-joint, were totally gone, i.e. no needle bearings left. A [censored] to replace since Dodge saw fit to put the injection clips to secure the cups, new ones have the c-clips. I just did the driveshaft, need to check the rest this spring. Should have known, my 92 diesel hammered them out every 30,000 miles and they where BIG joints.


Edited by cudaman1969 (02/10/18 12:15 PM)

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#2450022 - 02/11/18 10:16 AM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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At around 65-75 mph unloaded.not too bad if I'm pulling a trailer.already changed ujoints.and removed balancing ring.rubber was a little worn.neither changed it

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#2450139 - 02/11/18 01:18 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
cudaman1969 Offline
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Not sure if lower ball joints would cause it, they wear out fast. Just about everything on my 06 3500 has been replaced or rebuilt except engine. I thing all Dodges have tether straps hooked back to the dealer.
Any particular side, front-back?

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#2450367 - 02/11/18 08:16 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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It's coming from the rear

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#2450420 - 02/11/18 09:10 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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Well I'd say start with the tires, check for out of roundness, knots, balance. Then work your way in, bearings, discs, shocks, springs, hangers, anything that could be broken or loose. Pinion bearing nut loose, bent driveshaft, work forward. Put on jacks, have someone spin it to 65-75 mph give it a visual for movement. My buddy's car had a bad vibe, he thought it was an out of balance engine that had recently been built, so I got it off the ground to look, one of the c-clips had come out of the u-joint and driveshaft was flopping around. It felt like a square tire. LOL

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#2450553 - 02/12/18 05:59 AM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
dge330 Offline
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new tires.nut is tight nothing loose.gonna put on jackstands and check drive shaft to see if it's bent next

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#2450753 - 02/12/18 02:17 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: WO23Coronet]
dge330 Offline
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not lifted.just a stock 2006 2500 4x4 diesel

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#2450905 - 02/12/18 06:53 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
cudaman1969 Offline
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Did it viberate with the old tires?

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#2451163 - 02/13/18 10:23 AM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: cudaman1969]
dge330 Offline
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yes

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#2451184 - 02/13/18 11:06 AM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
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Registered: 01/20/03
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Is it possible the driveshaft is bent from removing the u joints?

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#2451375 - 02/13/18 05:57 PM Re: 2006 ram vibrations [Re: dge330]
cudaman1969 Offline
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Registered: 01/25/04
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Loc: fredericksburg,va
Just going to have to view everything while its up in the air and wheels turning.
Injector might be missing at speed, it fires 3 times each stroke, making a pulsing feeling-vibration. The common rail type have a lot of problems getting stopped up. Run some trans fluid (quart) each fillup, I use the wall mart chain saw oil in mine, can't remember the name right now.

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